The Young Vic is the country's leading home for younger theatre artists, especially directors. They present seasons of work by new directors in tandem with productions by some of the great directors of the world.
Conceived in the 1960s spirit of iconoclasm and improvisation, it opened in 1970 as a place in which younger directors, designers, actors, writers and technicians could work alongside the world's great theatre artists to present exciting productions at the lowest possible seat prices.
Its intimate auditorium, built cheaply with a rough, light-industrial feel, reinforced by low prices, created in concrete a dream of the inclusive, class-free society to which its originators aspired.
Over the last 40 years, the company has established a powerful reputation at home and abroad. In particular, the Young Vic has begun to be recognised as the major theatre in this country in which young directors can develop and practise their art.
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66 The Cut, Borough, London, SE1 8LZ
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+44 (0)20 7922 2922
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Young Vic Theatre
66 The CutBoroughLondonSE1 8LZ
- +44 (0)20 7922 2922
- Public transport:
- Take the Northern, Jubilee or Bakerloo lines to Waterloo station. The theatre is a 10 minute walk.
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Great place for happy hour.
Ground floor features a surprisingly spacious bar area; upstairs a balcony overlooking The Cut. Loads of on-the-go food options in the immediate neighborhood, perfect for sobering up.more
They have amazing Bloody Mary's a beer garden and burgers. Not that I've had them as I'm now a veggie but they smelled amazing. You can also hang out there just for dinner and a drink if theatre isn't your fancy. But be forewarned that on nice days, the beer garden gets packed!more
I haven't actually seen a performance here yet, but I will definitely keep an eye out for things that catch my interest as it looks like a very nice space.
I have came here for a drink on a sunny Friday afternoon, and enjoyed sitting on the pavement watching the world go by. I thought that £4 for a large glass of house white was very reasonable. At 4pm, this place was pleasantly busy and...more
Great space for modern theatre performances. This isn't your grand old London theatre with 19th century architecture and hidden orchestra.
I came here for a brilliant performance of 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane'. The outer area to the stalls had been set up with plastic sheeting on the walls and water dripping down it, giving the illusion of rain. You even had to walk under the dripping...more
I haven't been to see a performance yet, but I will.
I was really impressed with the lovely bar upstairs. Especially the outdoor balcony bit which is ideal for summer. I cycle past here after work and on warm, sunny eves had often wished I could somehow launch off one The Cut's many speed bumps and land right in the balcony amongst all the fun. Just like Evel Knievel.
Sadly, no death-defying...more